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|Title:||Agent-based decision support for failure-prone networked infrastructures|
|Authors:||Van Dam, K.H.|
Supply chain management
|Source:||Van Dam, K.H.,Lukszo, Z.,Srinivasan, R. (2009-11). Agent-based decision support for failure-prone networked infrastructures. International Journal of Critical Infrastructures 5 (4) : 323-339. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCIS.2009.029112|
|Abstract:||The operation of existing infrastructures is often inefficient and subject to failures. When a failure occurs, various stakeholders need to make decisions that are specific to the failure type and bear little resemblance to decisions faced during normal operation. In this work, we demonstrate a model-based approach to making rational decisions in such situations. Agent-based models serve as a suitable paradigm for modelling complex sociotechnical systems. Given the broad similarities between different networked infrastructure systems, an ontology has been developed as the foundation for a 'model factory' for such systems. A specific application of this model factory to a refinery supply chain system is described. Further, the use of this simulation model for decision support to manage an abnormal situation in the supply chain is reported. Copyright © 2009 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Critical Infrastructures|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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